IHS Towers pursuing a potential registered initial public offering (IPO) in the United States
MTN Group Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
Registration Number 1994/009584/06
Share code: MTN
(MTN or the Group)
IHS Towers pursuing a potential registered initial public
offering (IPO) in the United States
IHS Holding Limited (IHS Towers) has on 16 September 2021, in the
U.S., filed a Form F-1 registration statement with the U.S. Securities
and Exchange Commission relating to a potential IPO on the New York
The timing, number of shares to be offered and price range of the
proposed offering have not yet been determined. The launch of the
offering is subject to the necessary regulatory approvals, governance
approvals and conducive market conditions.
MTN holds a 29% interest in IHS Towers.
This announcement is not for distribution in the United States of
America, its territories and possessions, any State of the United
States and the District of Columbia (United States).
A registration statement relating to the proposed sale of these
securities has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission but has not yet become effective. The securities referred
to herein may not be sold absent registration, except pursuant to an
exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration
requirements of the U.S Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the U.S.
Securities Act), and in accordance with all securities laws of any
State or other jurisdiction of the United States.
This announcement does not constitute an offer or an invitation to
purchase or sell, either directly or indirectly, any securities in
the United States or in any other jurisdiction in which such an offer
or invitation is unlawful, or which under local law would require the
publication of a prospectus or the completion of other formalities.
Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent
registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S.
Securities Act. Any public offering of securities to be made in the
United States will be made by means of a prospectus that may be
obtained from IHS Towers or MTN and that will contain detailed
information about IHS Towers and management, as well as financial
The release, publication or distribution of the information contained
in this announcement release may, in certain jurisdictions, constitute
a breach of the applicable local laws and regulations. Consequently,
persons physically present in such jurisdictions in which this
announcement is released, published or distributed must ensure that
they are in full observance of the relevant laws and regulations.
17 September 2021
JP Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited
Tamela Holdings Proprietary Limited
Date: 17-09-2021 08:30:00
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